Atinga Affiliates

Azizi Life

Azizi Life is passionate about telling the stories of its artisan partners and their communities. Small snippets of international news do not do justice to the unfolding beauty, dignity, and hope that exist all around us in Rwanda. It is true that the artisans with whom they work have known great sorrow and great need. But as they like to say, they have set their sights on "fighting against poverty" and "developing themselves," providing better lives for their children. At first glance, Azizi Life would appear to simply be a "Marketing and Export" company that helps the rural artists of Rwanda access the wider global market - but in reality, it is so much more....       



Global Villages


Global Villages is your one stop shop for a fusion of styles from all over the world, from Kenya to Uganda, from Thailand to India. As a Rwandan-American small-business owner, Louise Sano prides herself in her ability to trace the origins of each item in her store, whether it's from a crafter on the West Side of Buffalo, NY, or in Thailand. At Global Villages, you can find crafts, clothes, jewelry, purses, and accessories for both men and women...